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Scholarship Opportunity - $5000, Deadline April 15
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Saturday, March 30, 2013
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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The Jim Murray Memorial Foundation (JMMF) is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization, established in 1999 to perpetuate the Jim Murray legacy, and his love for and dedication to his extraordinary career in journalism. The JMMF mission is to award five (5) $5,000 scholarships annually to print journalism students through a nationwide essay competition.
 
The Jim Murray Memorial Foundation presents its annual essay competition for a $5,000 scholarship to be awarded to a Trinity College student who meets the following guidelines:
 
~The Trinity College student must be a Connecticut resident.
~An applicant must be a sophomore intending to declare an English major or a junior who has declared the English major and will graduate in spring of 2014.
~An applicant must show integrity of character, interest in and respect for his/her fellow humans, and the energy to use his/her writing talents to the fullest extent.
 
If you are interested, please contact Margaret Grasso in the English Department, ext. 2455 or via email – margaret.grasso@trincoll.edu. Trinity College-Hartford is Jim Murray’s alma mater. The English Department at Trinity College will review essays and declare a finalist to be named a Murray Scholar.   All submissions must be delivered to Margaret Grasso no later than Monday, April 15, 2013.
 
Essay Format Guidelines:
 
  1. Essay Format:
1.    No more than 1000 words, but no less than 750 words.
2.    Must be prepared with a one-inch (1”) margin, 12-point font, double-spaced.
3.    Applicant’s first and last name and word count in the upper right corner of each page
4.    Multiple pages must be numbered bottom-center.
 
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2013 Essay Question
Write a column-style personality profile that paints a word portrait of a coach, player, referee, fan or any other interesting personality related to sports in your community. Use observation and interviews with your subject and those who know him or her to create a compelling character for your readers.
 
The Jim Murray Memorial Foundation will issue a $5,000 scholarship check to Trinity College to be used for the scholarship recipient's 2013-2014 academic needs.
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